Arsenal target ‘Free to Leave’ Barcelona – set new low price-tag on star midfielder
Barcelona are keen to offload Turkey international midfielder Arda Turan during the January transfer window.
The Turkey international has fallen down the pecking order at Barca following the appointment of Ernesto Valverde over the summer.
Valverde has left Turan out of his squad and hasn’t fielded the flamboyant midfielder in the league at all this season.
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According to AS reporter Ozgur Sancar, Barcelona have lowered their asking price for Turan down to £10 million. However, offers for the 30-year-old midfielder are yet tom come.
Per the source, Turan has been told by Barcelona he is not in Valverde’s plans this season and is free to leave the club. The Turkey international does however have two-years remaining on his contract with the La Liga giants.
The report goes onto state that while there has been interest from Galatasaray, Turan and his family are not keen on a return to Istanbul.
Arsenal have been linked with a move for Turan in recent months. Turkey national team boss Mircea Lucescu recently told TRT Spor that the Gunners did make a summer bid for Turan.